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Test Engineer III

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Louisville, CO
  •  R0014111

Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy working with amazing products and tools? Join us in championing and protecting explorers and heroes! As a Test Engineer at Sierra Space, you will be using your skills and expertise to simulate, test, certify and improve cutting edge products and services. You'll develop complex test plans and procedures for a variety of systems to ensure the verification and validation of all product requirements. You will also be involved with the execution of the tests using top industry tools. As a cross functional engineer, you'll test system and component level new products and develop new test processes throughout the product lifecycle.

SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space

Must-haves:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or other related discipline and typically 5 or more years of experience

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams

  • Knowledge of requirements management, system design, and systems integration

  • Experience with planning, conducting and documenting Verification and Validation (V&V) activities

Preferred:

  • Experience with mechanical or structural testing of large aerospace assemblies or structures.

  • Experience designing tests for pressurized systems, including propulsion, life support, and cooling systems.

  • Experience developing Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and servicing equipment for pressurized fluid systems.

  • Experience with various testing equipment, standards, and methodologies to include manual and automated testing

  • Ability to prepare complex and professional test plans, test procedures, and test reports in order to demonstrate compliance to system requirements

  • Familiarity with Product and Quality Assurance principles and experienced in generation and disposition of product non-conformances

  • Experience performing certification testing for various certification organizations (i.e. FAA, NASA, DoD)

  • Ability to read schematics, use service manuals, follow test procedures, and use logical trouble shooting techniques

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station.  Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

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